Information Package / Course Catalogue
History Of Science And Science Ethics
Course Code: ÇSH531
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 0
Credit: 1
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Scientific knowledge must be reliable. In order to produce reliable knowledge, researchers must obey scientific rules and high moral values. They also must be honest and objective. For this reason, the aim of this lesson is contributing the education of scientist who responsible and knows scienrific ethical rules.

Course Content

Ethics of medicine, research and writing manuscript, rules about research on animal and human experiments and their rights, responsibilities of a scientist, comprehension of medicine and science in old civilizations, Greeks, Europe and Islamic countries, the important scientists of these civilizations.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Accounts for value of life, health and protects it.
2.Explains and applies principles of medicine and science ethics
3.Accounts for and obeys basic ethical principles of research
4.Explains history of science.
5.Students are sensitive to scientific diversion
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Erdem, A. R. (2012). Bilim İnsanı Yetiştirmede Etik Eğitimi. Journal of Higher Education & Science/Yüksekögretim ve Bilim Dergisi, 2(1).
2.Oğuz, N. Y. (1999). Bilimsel yayın etiği. Klinik psikiyatri, 2(3), 153-159.
3.Bayram, A. K. (2009). MODERNLİK Ve SOSYAL BİLİMLER: Bilgi, İktidar, Etik ve Toplum. Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 11(1), 2.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Science in ancients
Week 2 - Theoretical
Science in Middle Age and Islamic Public
Week 3 - Theoretical
The Renaissance and modern science
Week 4 - Theoretical
The age of enlightenment, industrial revolution and science
Week 5 - Theoretical
Science in 20th century
Week 6 - Theoretical
Science in Republic of Turkey
Week 7 - Theoretical
Midterm exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Ethics in philosophy
Week 9 - Theoretical
Introduction to the ethics of science
Week 10 - Theoretical
Principals of medical ethics
Week 11 - Theoretical
Research ethics in medical sciences
Week 12 - Theoretical
Publishing ethics in medical sciences
Week 13 - Theoretical
Scientific researches and animal studies
Week 14 - Theoretical
Analysis of sample cases
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)56
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
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5
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